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Qualitative Data Analysis with NVivo

Qualitative Data Analysis with NVivo

Third Edition
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April 2019 | 376 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Engaging and accessible, this book offers students a complete guide to using NVivo for qualitative data analysis. Drawing on their wealth of expertise, the authors offer detailed, practical advice that relates to students’ own experience and research projects.

Packed with real-world examples and case studies, the book supports students through every stage of qualitative data analysis.

The Third Edition:

  • Contains fully integrated instructions for using NVivo on both Mac and PC, with screenshots and click-by-click guidance.
  • Seamlessly interweaves theory and practice in easy-to-follow steps.
  • Empowers students to develop their critical thinking.

Accompanied by video tutorials for both Mac and PC, web links and a host of other helpful online resources, this step-by-step book removes students' anxiety about tackling data analysis. Whether for advanced researchers or those approaching the task for the first time, this clear, yet comprehensive guide is the perfect companion for anyone doing qualitative data analysis with NVivo.

Chapter 1: Where to begin?
Chapter 2: Designing an NVivo project
Chapter 3: Coding foundations
Chapter 4: Advanced coding
Chapter 5: Cases, classifications and comparisons
Chapter 6: Surveys and mixed methods
Chapter 7: Querying data
Chapter 8: Literature reviews and PDF files
Chapter 9: Working with multimedia files
Chapter 10: Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and web pages
Chapter 11: Teamwork
Chapter 12: Moving on - further resources

A great up to date text for NVivo. Contains helpful information concerning the latest software functionality. Well written in accessible language for undergraduate students. A must read for all users of NVivo.

Dr Samantha Bracey
Accounting, Richmond The American International University In London
October 25, 2019

This is supporting source for gradute students in social sciences.

Dr Ilkay Tas Gursoy
Reha Midilli Tourism Faculty, Dokuz Eylul Universitesi
March 2, 2020

This uis useful for research students who wish to do qualitative analysis using NVivo. It is clear and helpful.

Dr Juliet Wood
Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Bournemouth University
August 19, 2019

A clear and informative resource for all using NVivo to engage in data analysis, very helpful and easy to follow.

Miss Louise Stafford
Department of Education, Oxford Brookes University
July 16, 2019

This is a good book, especially important for research methods for UG students, and advanced QL research methods at PGT level. I will adopt it as a suggested reading rather than essential reading given the specific focus on NVivo. This does not mean, though that this book is absolutely fantastic!

Dr Chiara Bernardi
Department of Communications, Media & Culture , Stirling University
April 28, 2020

This is an essential guide for anyone planning to use NVivo as part of their data management and analysis. NVivo is a valuable tool for qualitative analytic work, adding a level of organisation and control in the research process and being particularly useful for teamworking, as it offers a clear view of analytic coding for formal reliability checks or for reaching agreement through a consensus approach.

Dr Aisling McMahon
School of Nursing & Human Sciences , Dublin City University
June 12, 2019

It amends my introduction to NVivo for those who wish to go deeper into qualitative data analysis using NVivo.

Dr Sandra Schlick
School of Business, FHNW University of Applied Sciences NW Switzerland
October 21, 2019

This is a wonderful text, providing students with excellent "hands-on" guidance. I have adopted it for use the next time I teach Qualitative Research in Lesley University's Doctoral program.

Dr Salvatore Terrasi
Counseling & Psychology, Lesley University
July 13, 2019

The third edition fundamentally revises and improves on the excellent previous version bringing this up to data and including the Mac version. It's expansion of working with mixed methods is particularly welcome.
As ever Pat Bazeley's text is clear and concise whilst Kristi's hard-won and extensive experience shines through in non-prescriptive advice and recommendations.
An essential read for those seeking to truly master the potential and grapple with the resulting complexity of QSR's NVivo.

Mr Steven Wright
Faculty of Health and Medicine, Lancaster University
June 11, 2019

The book is well organized and makes the qual analysis easier

Dr Muhammet Mustafa Alpaslan
Education, Mugla Sitki Kocman Universitesi
August 21, 2019

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1 - Where to begin?

Kristi Jackson

Dr Kristi Jackson focuses on the use of NVivo in a diverse array of health, education, public policy and corporate/commercial research via her role as consultant, coach, analyst, and principal investigator. With over 25 years of experience in qualitative research design, data collection, analysis, reporting, and stakeholder relations, she is an expert in a diverse array of qualitative methodologies. Kristi’s theoretical frames tend to be sociological and her research interests include conceptualizations of qualitative research transparency and the constantly changing spaces where qualitative researchers and technologies meet. More About Author

Pat Bazeley

Pat Bazeley is Director of Research Support P/L and Adjunct Professor in the Translational Research and Social Innovation Centre at Western Sydney University. Since graduating in psychology, she has worked in community development, as an evaluation researcher, and in academic research development. For almost 30 years Pat has been providing research training and project consulting to academics, graduate students and practitioners representing a wide range of disciplines across Australia and internationally. Her particular expertise is in helping researchers to make sense of qualitative, survey, and mixed methods data, and to use computer... More About Author